Definition of decus
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Orthography ID = 1004502
1.
LEM
decus, decoris
DEC-
noun (n., 3rd declension)
  1. grace, glory, honor, dignity, splendor, beauty
  2. an ornament, glory, boast, decoration, adornment, honor
  3. moral dignity, worth, virtue, honor
  4. [plural] deeds of honor, honorable achievements, exploits
  5. glorious ancestors
Abbreviations
decus oris, n DEC-, grace, glory, honor, dignity, splendor, beauty: eius decus sustinere: verum decus in virtute positum est: regium, S.: muliebre, chastity, L.: casti pudoris, O.: sine decore perfugere, in dishonor, S.: decus enitet ore, V.: Inmemores decoris pectora tundunt, beauty, O.

— An ornament, glory, boast, decoration, adornment, honor: decora fanorum: senator decus iudiciorum: senectutis: equitum Maecenas, H.: super positum capiti, L.: Pilumno quos ipsa decus dedit, V.: imperatori decori esse, S.: Vitis arboribus decori est, V.

—Moral dignity, worth, virtue, honor: virtutis: publicum, of the state, Ta.: civitatis: Oblitus decoris sui, V.: Virtus, fama, decus Divitiis parent, H.

—Plur, deeds of honor, honorable achievements, exploits: cum multa referret sua decora, L.: militiae decora, L.: nunc vestra decora recensete, Ta.

— Glorious ancestors: longa decora praeferentes, Ta.
 
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